## Engineering Design by Geometric Programming |

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### Contents

A New Approach | 3 |

Generalization to Many Variables | 11 |

Generalization to Constraints | 17 |

Copyright | |

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arch system basic identity basic variables CHAPTER choose Clarence Zener column vectors components constraint constants constraint function convex function copper coil copper losses core and coil cross section current vector degree of difficulty denote derivative desalination dual function dual space dual vector electromagnetic device ENGINEERING equilibrium equations exponent matrix exponent space expressed Figure flash evaporator formulated fresh water geometric programming given hence horizontal iron core Lagrange function Lagrange multiplier Legendre transformation linear combination linear programming load loop currents loose constraints magnetic main arch min-max principle minimize g0 minimum natural variables normality hyperplane normalized vector nullity vectors number of terms objective function g0 optimizing optimum design orthogonal to exponent orthogonality condition policy function posynomial power losses R. J. Duffin rectangularity replace rewrite right side sensitivity coefficient shell-type device solution vector solve specified stationary point temperature topological total cost vaporizing voltage vectors Wheatstone bridge Zener zero